Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Long Way to A Small Angry Planet (Highly Recommended)

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The Long Way to A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Fun space adventure. Close-knit multi-species crew navigates threats. Adroit world-building.

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Paris Trout (Recommended, if you can stand brutality)


Paris Trout by Pete Dexter

Despicable, brutal lunatic does horrible things in revolting southern town.

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Year of Wonders (Recommended)

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Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

If Shonda Rhimes wrote historical fiction.  Scandal: The Plague Years.

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Good Kings Bad Kings (Highly Recommended)

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Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum

You’ll care by first paragraph. Despair, joy, fear, outrage follows.

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Here I Am

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Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

Alternately profound, profane, impenetrable, tedious. Scattershot, nonlinear, melancholy, ruminative dialogue.

Safety Tip: If you’re ever tempted to read two 600 page books back to back – don’t.

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